Preschool Teacher Aide

  • Full Time
  • Bemidji, MN
  • October 19, 2021

Website Bi-County Community Action Programs, Inc.

Bi-County Community Action Programs, Inc. (BI-CAP) is seeking a Preschool Teacher Aide in Bemidji, MN.

If you’re interested in helping teach preschoolers in a classroom setting and building positive relationships with children and families, this job could be for you!

BI-CAP’s Head Start program proudly serves families and promotes school readiness with a focus on family wellbeing. As part of BI-CAP you’ll be eligible for a competitive benefits package and the opportunity to make a difference in the community.

As Teacher Aide you’ll work with the classroom teacher and teacher assistant to develop the learning environment, assisting in the classroom with projects and activities.

Duties include assisting in setting up classroom materials; keeping the classroom clean and safe; reading to children; organizing and supervising play activities and soothing children who are upset.

You will follow the lead of the classroom staff in reinforcing appropriate behaviors using positive guidance. You’ll assist in family-style meals and snacks.

Requirements: Incumbent must be at least 18 years old. Preferred experience working with children ages birth to 5 years old. The job requires a High School Diploma or GED, and skills in reading, communication, math and problem solving. 

Must have a strong commitment to BI-CAP’s values of collaboration, innovation and compassion as well as a respect for diversity. Applicants must pass a DHS Background Study and meet DHS & MN Rule 3 licensing requirements.

Full time, 32 hours per week during the 10-month school year (mid-August – May). $12.15/hr., with benefits during the school year.

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